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Coach Jim Schlossnagle makes a mound visit.

Jim Schlossnagle Talks About TCU’s Disappointing Weekend at Fullerton

FULLERTON, Calif. — Texas Christian and Cal State Fullerton battled back and forth all weekend at Goodwin Field. But in the end Cal State Fullerton was able to take the series with a wild travel curfew shortened 11-10 win Sunday afternoon after the teams had split the first two dramatic games.

We caught up with head coach Jim Schlossnagle after Sunday’s loss. He talked about the disappointing end to the weekend as well as some encouraging things to take away: Continue reading

Keegan Dale is greeted after scoring.

CBD Photo Gallery: Fullerton Beats TCU to Take Series

Keegan Dale is greeted after scoring.FULLERTON, Calif. — The Cal State Fullerton Titans held on for a wild 11-10 win over Texas Christian Sunday afternoon at Goodwin Field. The Titans rode a nine-run fourth inning to a travel curfew shortened eight inning victory to take the weekend series against the visiting Horned Frogs.

Just as the first two games had, the series rubber match came down to the final inning.  Fullerton got out of a bases loaded jam with a play that head coach Rich Vanderhook said he didn’t remember ever seeing.

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2012 Mountain West Conference Preseason Coaches Poll

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Six-time defending Mountain West champion TCU is the unanimous favorite to win its seventh consecutive regular season MW baseball title in 2012, according to a vote of the five MW head coaches. The Horned Frogs received all five first-place votes and 25 points overall. UNLV edged out New Mexico for second place with 16 points, while the Lobos picked up 15 points in third place. San Diego State was picked fourth (12 points), followed by Air Force in fifth (7 points). Continue reading

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Scrimmage Recaps for Feb. 4th

Here is your Scrimmage Recaps from Feb. 4th.

TCU: Varsity 8 Alumni 6

FORT WORTH, Texas - The varsity squad rallied with seven unanswered runs in the last three innings to defeat the alumni squad 8-6 Saturday afternoon in the annual Alumni Game. Brett Johnson provided the offensive fireworks for the varsity squad with a home run and a double as part of a three-hit afternoon. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 45. Josh Elander (TCU)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 45 with TCU junior catcher/outfielder Josh Elander. The Round Rock, Texas native attended Round Rock High School where he was a four year letter winner. As a senior, he picked up several awards including being named District 16-5A Most Valuable Player as a senior, first-team all-state, first-team all-Central Texas and an Under Armour All-American as a junior and senior. In the 2009 MLB Draft, the Washington Nationals selected him in the 39th round but he didn’t sign going to TCU to continue his education.  Continue reading

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MLB.com releases 2012 Top 50 Draft Prospects

MLB.com has put out their 2012 Top 50 Prospects. As I have been saying throughout the year, the 2012 college draft class is down with only 20 included on the list. Leading the draft class is Stanford RHP Mark Appel who had an outstanding summer with the USA National Team and in the Cape Cod Baseball League. The other two college players in the Top Five are Arizona State shortstop Deven Marrero at number 3 and Florida catcher Mike Zunino at number 5. The full list of college players are below.  Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 81. Jason Coats (TCU)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 81 with TCU senior outfielder Jason Coats. The Plano, Texas native attended Plano West High School picking up three letters. As a senior, he had a .450 batting average with a .950 slugging percentage and nine home runs. He was able to help lead the team to a 28-0 record and a 5A state championship. He picked up several honors including being named the MVP of the Texas North/South All-Star game and first team all-state.  Continue reading

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Baseball America releases 2011-2012 Recruiting Class Rankings

Baseball America has released their 2011-2012 Recruiting Class rankings for the class that will be eligible for the start of the 2012 season. Leading the pack is the Vanderbilt Commodores which got a first round pick in Tyler Beede among other talented players to Nashville. The rest of the top five is filled out by Texas, Southern Miss, NC State, and Ole Miss.

You can check out the full top 25 compiled by Baseball America’s staff below.  Continue reading

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Big 12 set to add TCU

The Big 12 conference has officially announced they have started negotiations with Texas Christian University (TCU). The conference is currently looking to replace the loss of Texas A&M next year to the SEC and the recent defections of Nebraska and Colorado. TCU had been scheduled to join the Big East conference for the 2012-2013 school year and will reportedly have to pay a $5 million payout. The full press release from the Big 12 is below. Continue reading